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NFL star making debut six weeks after twice being shot in botched robbery

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NFL debut on Sunday, just weeks after he was shot twice in Washington.Robinson Jr was shot in the glute and in the knee when two teenagers attempted to rob him, in a harrowing moment for the third-round draft pick.

The Washington Commanders picked up the young running-back ahead of this season, but he's been forced to miss six weeks of action.However, he is finally set to make his NFL bow, and the Commanders have their back-up to Antonio Gibson after a four-game wait.

Coach Ron Rivera said "We're pretty fired up" as it's set to be a memorable occasion.READ MORE: Meet the oldest NFL cheerleader who continued on Bengals squad at age of 46Fortunately for Robinson Jr, his wounds were all lower body, but it's still been a miraculous recovery.

The running-back was rightly worried that it could impact his NFL career before it even started."That was probably the lowest point I’ve ever been in my life," Robinson told reporters. "My passion for this game runs so deep.

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